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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-02281

Carers Rights Day 2021

Submitted by: Paul O'Kane, West Scotland, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Thursday, November 25, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jackie Baillie, Jeremy Balfour, Neil Bibby, Sarah Boyack, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Foysol Choudhury, Alex Cole-Hamilton (Registered interest ), Natalie Don, Bob Doris, Jackie Dunbar, Pam Duncan-Glancy, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Pam Gosal, Mark Griffin, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Rona Mackay, Ruth Maguire, John Mason, Paul McLennan, Stuart McMillan, Marie McNair, Pauline McNeill, Carol Mochan, Audrey Nicoll, Alex Rowley, Mark Ruskell, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane (Registered interest ), Anas Sarwar, Colin Smyth, Collette Stevenson, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Mercedes Villalba, Martin Whitfield

That the Parliament notes that Carers Rights Day will be marked on 25 November 2021; acknowledges that Carers Rights Day is supported by Carers UK and that the purpose of this day is to ensure carers are aware of their rights and to raise awareness of the needs of carers; understands that there are estimated to be 759,000 adults carers and 29,000 young carers in Scotland, and supports the efforts to make carers aware of their statutory rights.